Heroin use affects male and female reproduction. How serious can those effects be? A visual GRAPHIC for you to LIKE > SHARE > PRINT OUT and use for class or office.
Is medication assisted treatment substituting one addiction for another? Do they get in the way of true recovery? A myth-busting guest piece from Mark O'Brien of the Legal Action Center here.
In this exclusive Q&A, we speak to Dr. Jennifer Leigh, Ph.D. about benzodiazepine medication(s) withdrawal. What kinds of protocols are best practice? Why do we get hooked in the first place? More here.
NO. Naltrexone is not addictive and has no potential for abuse. In fact, naltrexone helps people in recovery from alcoholism or drug addiction. Read more about what naltrexone is made of and how it's used, here.
A list of criteria to evaluate whether an online test for addiction is legit (or not). More here.
Should you just stop taking cocaine? Or should you seek medical help? We review the recommended steps for stopping cocaine use here.
A brief chronology of heroin-related events since the 1850's in the U.S.
Are you seriously stuck in addiction and see no way out? Take hope! In this book, Michael Cartwright gives you real life situations to provide you with hope for any and every kind of addiction. More here.
Addiction is stressful for the whole family. So, what can you do once a loved one starts the process of recovery? Three (3) things to remember as you deal with addiction in your family.
Fentanyl is about 25-40 times more potent than heroin and 80 times as potent as morphine. More on the rise in fentanyl related death and its causes here.
Flakka is a synthetic drug derived from khat and is similar to both bath salts (cathinones) and amphetamines. It can trigger anxiety, paranoia, and delusions that lead to psychosis. More on the drug Flakka here.
How serious can meth addiction be? A GRAPHIC on how meth works in the brain and the effects of being addicted to meth here. After review, feel free to LIKE! SHARE! PRINT IT OUT!!! We encourage use of our infographics in the office or at school.